Forest Where the Deer Resort (The)
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FOREST WHERE THE DEER RESORT, THE (Sud an gleann 'sam be na feidh). AKA and see "Deer Forest (The)." Scottish, Strathspey. D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. "Sung with inimitable humour by the late Alexander Fraser, Esq. of Culduthel, and the editor's grandfather" (Fraser). The melody was printed in James Stewart-Robertson's Athole Collection (1884) as "Deer Forest (The)."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Fraser (The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles), 1816/1874; No. 25, p. 9. Laybourn (Köhlers’ Violin Repository, Book 2), 1881-1885; p. 182.